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Here are some...: Without a direct look at, it is hard to come up with a right diagnosis although pearly penile papules are likely if having been there for long with no change in size and no symptoms. If so, leave them alone; if still in doubt, seek evaluation and counseling for definite answer timely. ...Read more
Dermatitis developin: See an eye doctor is best, if this has been persistent and nothing is working, so that it can be evaluated under the slit lamp. Common cause of contact dermatitis from laundry detergent, or anti-static cling fibers left on sheets you are sleeping on pillows, sheets. Use mild organic detergents that are less irritative than surfactants. Otherwise, blepharitis may be issue. Use warm compresses. ...Read more
Sunscreen: Everybody should wear a good sunscreen. This will make your freckles less prominent. If you want to pay considerable money for treatment that will give a so-so result, you can try having them lasered. I'd urge you instead to do what a majority of your friends, and people you might date, will tell you to do. Embrace your genetics and decide like Photo Guy that you like this special gift. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin tags or more?: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem as described. ...Read more
Different options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
I have rosacea but a dermatologist gave me something for acne, it burned my face, a dermatologist gave me hydraphase, now my face is burning, what do?!
Not unexpected: Many acne products can burn the face but there are some which don't. You need to ask your dermatologist to try you on something else or find another dermatologist if he won't. Since some anti-acne products often irritates the skin, they may worsen your rosacea as well. There are also oral medication which may help both conditions but you will need to talk to your dermatologist about it. ...Read more
Seborrheic dermatitis: Medicated shampoos, creams and lotions are the main treatments for seborrheic dermatitis. Try over-the-counter dandruff shampoos before considering prescription remedies. Your doctor may prescribe ketoconazole shampoo alternated with a clobetasol scalp product (Temovate) twice weekly. Psoralen with light therapy (photochemotherapy). Prescription-strength hydrocortisone, fluocinolone or desonide ...Read more
If i ask my dermatologist could i try flashlamp pulsed dye laser for my skin lesion would he let me?
Pterygium: Pterygium:very common, abnormal growth of clear covering (conjunctiva) of white part of the eye (sclera) over the cornea (window of the eye). If severe and causing discomfort or red, it can be removed with surgery. It is generally benign. It is due to excess sun/UV exposure usually. Prevention is only remedy. Avoid sun (sunglasses, hat); avoid smoking. Natural rx info: see eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It really depends on: the cause of the hyperpigmentation. If this is melasma there is no cure, but sun avoidance and lightening agents will help. Also you can see dermatologist for peels or lasers. Other causes of pigmentation have other treatment options. See dermatologist for diagnosis ...Read more
I went to the dermatology twice, told me theres nothing wrong about line in my fingernail. Can you give me suggestion. ?
Doctors, please advice me a suitable cream or ointment, which can cure me from my face pimples....
Benzoyl peroxide: I see you have already begun rx. Topical benzoyl peroxide & topical Clindamycin are a good start, but many men need to add a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline 500 2x/day. If it's quite severe, a dermatologist may offer you accutane; it's not pleasant & has some risks but it is very much worth it if simple rx fails. Good luck. ...Read more
Doctor there's an acne on my nose, big acne. They appear only around my nose.Could you please tell me how to cure it?
The prescription latisse (bimatoprost) my dermatologist gave me not helping me grow out my eyebrows . Anything else I can do ?
Hypotrichosis: My first question would be how long have you been using the latisse (bimatoprost)? My experience is that latisse (bimatoprost) works very well if used properly and given enough time. This also assumes there is no underlying problem with your eye lashes. Assuming no medical issue other than short eyelashes, I would persist with the latisse (bimatoprost) and give it time. No other medication recommended for this. ...Read more
To dermatologists, is it okay if I mix facial toners? As in mix them in the same bottle? I have two that I like, and I'd prefer not to have to use them separately.
Generally not: I am not a dermatologist, but the reason to avoid mixing them is not a medical one so much as a chemical one. Different products use different stabilizers and binder to keep ingredients in a suspension (cream, ointment or gel form), and mixing products especially by different brands is likely to cause separation of the products into layers or cause curdling. which would hinder absorption. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: If you have a skin problem it is helpful to see your doctor and allow the physical exam with the history make a proper diagnosis. At that point you will also receive treatment and that is far better than using online help. Often in those situations they are trying to sell you something. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For skin problems: Dermatologists specialize in skin diseases. Often, your primary care doctor can make the diagnosis and you won't have to wait 3 months for an appointment. If you have a new skin issue, one that isn't getting better, one that's getting worse, or you see a change in a mole, then consider calling your primary doctor or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on problem: Derms are experts on skin, hair, nails and all of their associated conditions. If you're worried about skin cancer you should ask for a full body skin exam where you are checked from head to foot, looking for any suspicious lesions. If there is a suspicious lesion then a biopsy may be recommended. Describe the problem, give history, have an exam, recommendations will be made. ...Read more
See answer: Study hard, do no harm. Tell all your patients to sun block always and stay out of the sun. Best wishes. ...Read more
Ask Benefits person: One can go to see a dermatologist without a referral unless one has a restrictive insurance plan, such as an HMO or a POS plan (in the US), that requires a referral. If one has a PPO plan, a referral is almost never needed unless he has an uncommon, restrictive PPO plan that requires a referral. For better insurance coverage, one should see a dermatologist inside his insurance plan's network. ...Read more
Mohs College (ACMS): It is important that you verify that your mohs surgeon is recognized as a fellowship-trained surgeon. Only members of the american college of mohs surgery (acms) are fellowship trained to perform mohs surgery. All members and fellows of the acms are listed on their website directory. The link to the acms website: http://www.Mohscollege.Org/. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
That is quite: Variable. Have your parents called in to make you an appointment? ...Read more
Yes: The majority of dermatologists are general in that they diagnose and treat a wide variety of skin disorders. Some opt to ad spa type services like laser therapy and some opt for more surgery with liposuction There is another subspecialist that do surgery and reconstruction of skin cancer called MOHS procedures but they all start with the basics ...Read more
Many ways..: Ask your pcp or other doctor/health professional you know, go online to local hospital/medical center website doctor-finder or call, go online to your health insurance company website doctor-finder or call, go to your state and/or county medical association website doctor finder or call. Good luck! ...Read more